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Youngsters try their hand at vital skills

Youngsters try their hand at vital skills

Schoolchildren were among 703 people who took part in a team competition of emergency reaction skills in Jiading District yesterday. They were required to finish tasks such as life-saving in a high-rise building and smashing windows to escape at several locations in the district including Metro stations, parks and museums. A union for safety and emergency reaction made up of 13 professional organizations from the city was set up during the day’s activities. ...

November 20, 2017, Monday


Cultural heritage kept relevant by being adapted to modern products

Cultural heritage kept relevant by being adapted to modern products

YANG Zaimei, a national master in the ancient embroidery of the Miao ethnic minority, is a busy woman nowadays as China steps up its campaign to promote and perpetuate iconic heritage. Yang not only ...

Yang Jian | November 20, 2017, Monday


Foreigners excel with Chinese renditions

Foreigners excel with Chinese renditions

A poem and prose chanting competition performed by overseas students was held yesterday in Shanghai. The competition to promote traditional Chinese culture for foreigners is the first of its kind in ...

Yang Meiping | November 20, 2017, Monday


Despite the cold weather it isn’t winter

Despite the cold weather it isn’t winter

THINK yesterday was cold? It was the coldest morning since June — but winter it wasn’t. Winter arrives when the average temperature is below 10 degrees Celsius for five consecutive days. The first day ...

Li Qian | November 20, 2017, Monday


Pudong bids for a cultural breakthrough

Pudong bids for a cultural breakthrough

PUDONG government has become the first in the country to introduce public bidding to supply cultural services. The aim is to better satisfy residents’ needs. Officials from Pudong towns and communities ...

Li Qian | November 20, 2017, Monday


Shanghai Tower hosts young artistic talent

Shanghai Tower hosts young artistic talent

NEARLY 1,000 paintings and sculptures from artists at China’s major art colleges are being shown at Shanghai Tower. The exhibits have been chosen from the works of over 70,000 students and graduates ...

Yang Jian | November 20, 2017, Monday


19th arts festival records 4m admissions

19th arts festival records 4m admissions

THE 19th Shanghai International Arts Festival ended last night after presenting more than 350 art-related activities from 66 countries. Four million admissions were reported over the event. The one-month ...

Zhang Qian | November 20, 2017, Monday


Victoria’s Shanghai show is no secret

Victoria’s Shanghai show is no secret

THE star-studded, super-hyped Victoria’s Secret lingerie show hits the catwalk in Shanghai today, the first time the US brand has held its self-described “sexiest show on earth” outside the United States ...

November 20, 2017, Monday


Over 2m bike riding offenses punished

Over 2m bike riding offenses punished

RUNNING red lights, giving illegal lifts to adult passengers, and cutting across traffic lanes are some of the major causes of bike accidents causing injuries and deaths this year, Shanghai traffic police ...

Chen Huizhi | November 17, 2017, Friday


Surge in complaints about shared bike firms

Surge in complaints about shared bike firms

SHANGHAI Consumer Council has received a dramatic increase in complaints in the period from January to October. More than 7,100 complaints — up from 68 over the same period last year — were made about ...

Ke Jiayun | November 17, 2017, Friday




 

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